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How to fix outlook error code 553?

Symptom-

When you’re away from home and send an email message using your home email account, your email message might be returned with a 550, 553, or relay-prohibited error message. The same situation could occur when you’re away from your office and try to send an email message using your work email account.

  • “Error 553” appears and crashes the active program window.
  • Your PC frequently crashes with Error 553 when running the same program.
  • “Microsoft Outlook Error Code 553” is displayed.
  • Windows runs sluggishly and responds slowly to mouse or keyboard input.
  • Your computer periodically “freezes” for a few seconds at a time.

Causes of Error 553-

  • Corrupt download or incomplete installation of Microsoft Outlook software.
  • Corruption in Windows registry from a recent Microsoft Outlook-related software change (install or uninstall).
  • Virus or malware infection that has corrupted Windows system files or Microsoft Outlook-related program files.
  • Another program maliciously or mistakenly deleted Microsoft Outlook-related files.

Common variations of the 553 email error-

  • 553 5.7.1 Not an open relay, so get lost
  • 553 Invalid user.
  • 553 message blocked, you are not authorized to send mail, authentication is required.
  • 553 Null Sender is not allowed.
  • 553 5.1.1 sorry, no mailbox here by that name.
  • 553 #5.1.8 Domain of sender address <sender@example.com> does not exist
  • 553 5.3.0 <recipient@RemoteDomain.com>… Address does not exist
  • 553 5.3.0 <recipient@RemoteDomain.com>… No such user
  • 553 5.3.0 <recipient@RemoteDomain.com>… No such user here
  • 553 5.3.0 <recipient@RemoteDomain.com>… User unknown, not local address
  • 553-Message filtered. Please see the FAQs section on spam\n
  • 553 <recipient@RemoteDomain.com> does not have a mailbox here
  • 553 RemoteDomain.com does not accept mail sent to recipient@OtherRemoteDomain.com
  • 553 sorry, no mailbox here by that name. (#5.1.1)
  • 553 sorry, no mailbox here by that name (#5.1.1)
  • 553 sorry, rcpt user invalid (#5.7.1)
  • 553 sorry, that domain isn’t in my list of allowed rcpthosts
  • 553 sorry, that domain isn’t in my list of allowed rcpthosts (#5.7.1)
  • 553 sorry, the recipient in not a valid user on this domain (#5.7.1)
  • 553 sorry, this recipient doesn’t exist.
  • 553 sorry, this recipient is not in my valid rcpt to list (#5.7.1)
  • 553 sorry, your envelope sender is in my bad mail from list (#5.7.1)
  • 553 Your email address is denied.

Resolution-

To resolve this issue check the checkbox next to “My Server Requires Authentication”…

Outlook Express-

  • Open Outlook Express
  • Click Tools and then Accounts
  • Click the ‘Mail’ Tab
  • Click Properties
  • Click the ‘Server’ Tab
  • Check the checkbox next to “My Server Requires Authentication”
  • Click Ok
  • Click Close

For Outlook 2003 and up-

  • Open Outlook 2003
  • Click Tools
  • E-Mail Accounts
  • View or change existing e-mail accounts
  • Select the email account
  • Click Change
  • Click ‘More Settings’
  • Click the ‘Outgoing Server’ Tab
  • Check the checkbox “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”
  • Click OK
  • then Next

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